A Phone Tree Bible Study Series based on The Patriarchs by Beth Moore
Objective of Study: Learn what it means to encounter the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob
Week 10 Message: The God of the Patriarchs
Most Notable Quote: “God’s promises to us are bigger than us and reach far beyond us. Their ultimate purpose is glory. His. He is always faithful, and He will never make a promise He won’t keep.” (p. 222)
Assigned Scripture Reading: Genesis 46-50; Exodus 20:6; Hebrews 11
– Read Genesis 46:1. Identify the two key actions performed by Israel.
– Fill in the blanks associated with Genesis 46:3-4.
“…I am __________, the __________ of your father; ______ _______ ______ ______________ to go down to Egypt, for I __________ make you a great nation there. I ________ go down with you to Egypt, and I _________ also surely _____________ _____________ _________ again…”
(Dictate how this relates to you presently.)
– Discuss how the words, “I once was lost, but now I’m found,” relate to the lives of Jacob (Israel) and Joseph. (You may also want to relate this to the lives of Abraham and Isaac.)
– Define brk in the Hebrew.
– Freely journal your thoughts and convictions about God’s faithfulness.
1) How has God made Himself known to you personally?
2) Does God require something different from each of us? (Translation: Are our life paths and purposes different or are they one and the same?)
3) How great is your need for God to deliver you, to restore you, and/or to bring you to the place of His glory? (Elaborate.)
4) How do faith and the promises of God connect?
5) What do you have to say about the God of the patriarchs?